The Brazilian government says it will dispatch National Security Force agents to help protect a tribe of uncontacted Indians missing after drug traffickers attacked a government guard post. [Read more…] about Brazil bolsters security for uncontacted Indians
Yanomami Indians in the Brazilian Amazon have captured an airplane used by health workers, in protest at corruption within the health service.
The Yanomami are outraged by the nomination of a new indigenous health coordinator, who has little connection with indigenous peoples, and who is thought to be favoured for political reasons. Yekuana Indians have also joined the protest. [Read more…] about Yanomami Indians seize plane in health protest